Morgan Freeman is someone many people trust, so his endorsement of getting the COVID-19 vaccine holds a lot of weight.
The legendary actor recently participated in a public service announcement urging Americans to get the shot in hopes of helping end the pandemic.
"I'm not a doctor, but I trust science. And I’m told that, for some reason, people trust me," the 83-year-old said in the PSA, which was released Monday (April 5) by the arts advocacy group The Creative Coalition.
“So here I am to say I trust science and I got the vaccine," he adds. "If you trust me, you’ll get the vaccine. In math, it’s called the distributive property. In people, it’s called taking care of one another."
Freeman concludes the PSA by saying that getting the coronavirus vaccine will "help make our world a safe place for us to enjoy ourselves again."
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Watch the PSA below.
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